Puerto Rico’s economic crisis deeply affects healthcare

Health officials in Puerto Rico are raising concerns over the impact of a deepening economic crisis on healthcare. The island’s debt stands at more than $100bn. Under-staffed hospitals are treating more patients with less money and fewer resources.

    Health officials in Puerto Rico are raising concerns over the impact of a deepening economic crisis on healthcare.

    The island’s debt stands at more than $100bn.

    Understaffed hospitals are treating more patients with less money and fewer resources.

    Al Jazeera’s Andy Gallacher reports from San Juan, Puerto Rico.


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